Tag Archive | Jackie Young

2023 WNBA Regular Season Schedule Announced

The WNBA recently released its game schedule for the 2023 regular season, which will begin on Friday, May 19 and feature a record-high 40 games per team.  All 12 teams will be in action during the opening weekend of the league’s 27th regular season as part of WNBA Tip-Off 2023 presented by CarMax.  The regular season will conclude […]

Las Vegas Aces Jackie Young named 2022 Most Improved Player

Las Vegas Aces guard Jackie Young has been named the 2022 Kia WNBA Most Improved Player, the WNBA announced recently. Young is the first player in Aces franchise history to win the award. Young received 32 of 56 votes from a national panel of sportswriters and broadcasters.  New York Liberty guard Sabrina Ionescu finished in […]

U.S. Olympic 3×3 Team Earns Bye Into Semfiinals

After fighting its way to a 17-13 win over Italy (2-4) earlier in the day, a game-winning 2-point shot from Kelsey Plum (Las Vegas Aces/Washington/Poway, Calif.) gave the U.S. Olympic 3×3 Women’s Basketball Team (6-0) a thrilling 21-19 victory over China (4-2) on Monday night at Aomi Urban Sports Park in Tokyo. With one game left to […]

U.S. Olympic 3×3 Women’s Team Goes 2-0 in Debut of New Olympic Sport

The U.S. Olympic 3×3 Women’s Basketball Team (2-0) topped the world No. 1 ranked women’s federation, France (1-1), 17-10 and followed that up with a 21-9 rout of Mongolia (0-2) on the inaugural day of 3×3 basketball in Olympic history at Aomi Urban Sports Park on Saturday in Tokyo. The USA next will play Romania […]

Liberty Drop Heartbreaking Game Against Aces 78-76

VIDEO: New York Liberty Head Coach Walt Hopkins along with starts Amanda Zahui B and Kiah Stokes share these thoughts after the team’s 78-76 loss to the Las Vegas Aces in WNBA action on Sunday (8/9) The New York Liberty (1-7) hung tough against one of the best teams in the WNBA in the Las […]

2019 WNBA.Com GM Survey: Las Vegas Picked to Win Championship

The Las Vegas Aces were picked to win the WNBA championship and the Washington Mystics’ Elena Delle Donne was selected as the favorite for the WNBA Most Valuable Player Award, according to the 2019 WNBA.com GM Survey.  In the 17th annual poll, the WNBA’s 12 general managers assessed the league’s best teams, players, coaches, offseason moves […]

Las Vegas Selects Jackie Young with First Overall Pick in 2019 WNBA Draft

All-America Third Team selection Jackie Young of Notre Dame tonight was selected by the Las Vegas Aces with the first overall pick of WNBA Draft 2019 presented by State Farm, which was held at the Nike New York Headquarters. Young, the first Notre Dame player to record two triple-doubles in a season, is the Aces’ […]